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Join SFA’s ESG Task Force

Join SFA’s ESG Task Force, leading the industry’s quickly rising priority to integrate ESG considerations into structured finance investing through an industry-wide, coordinated effort.

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COVID-19 Generates Interest in Stakeholder Capitalism as ESG Index Funds hit $250 Billion

One of the long-lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the financial services world has been the new interest generated in stakeholder capitalism and ESG investing. Last Wednesday, research firm Morningstar released a report highlighting that global ESG index funds have doubled over the past three years and that sustainable index funds within the US have quadrupled to around $250 billion or around 20% of all index funds.

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COVID-19 Drives Sustainable Debt but Green Debt Fad

A new report from Moody’s Analytics highlights that one of the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the growth of the sustainable debt market.

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SFA Launches Industry Survey on ESG Engagement

SFA invites you to participate in our market survey to assess engagement levels in ESG (environmental, social and governance) issuance and investing in the structured finance market. The survey is open through September 11.

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ESG Assets Pass $1 Trillion for the First Time

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) assets under management surpassed $1 trillion for the first time ever according to new data from Morningstar.

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SEC Investor Advisory Committee and New Interest in ESG Disclosure

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated renewed interest from investors on environmental, social and governance (ESG) related issues

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Governments Attaching Green Conditions in Relief Packages

As governments across the globe continue to increase spending in an effort to combat the global pandemic, many are beginning to attach environmentally friendly conditions in order to receive the aid.

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SEC Chairman Clayton Speaks at ESG Webinar

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton participated in a webinar on June 23 that discussed ESG disclosure and investing.

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Coronavirus heightens interest in ESG investing

According to a new study by Nuveen, COVID-19 could actually increase environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments.

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COVID-19 could shape ESG investing indefinitely

The social aspect of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing heightens in the wake of COVID-19.